Social Security Disability

Chicago Social Security Disability Blog: SSD

The Perils of Waiting to File Your Disability Claim

March 5, 2018

At Nash Disability Law, two of the most common remarks we hear from disability applicants are: “I should have come to see you sooner,” and “I should not have waited so long to file my disability claim.” If you are disabled and unable to work, our best advice is to pursue a claim for Social

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Cut Your Tax Bill: Tips for Disabled Americans

March 1, 2018

When you are working, income tax is pretty straightforward. Your employer sets aside money for taxes from each of your paychecks, and then at the end of the year, provides you with W-2 statement showing how much money you made, and how much was deducted for taxes. However, for those who are collecting Social Security

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Who Controls the Purse Strings? The Role of Representative Payees

February 20, 2018

Social Security may appoint someone to receive and manage a person’s Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits payments on their behalf. This designated person or organization is known as a representative payee. At Nash Disability Law, we find that many people are confused about the representative payee system and how

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Question of the Month: Once approved, how long can you receive disability benefits?

February 13, 2018

If you have been approved to receive Social Security disability benefits, you know very well that you have persevered through a complicated process. Faced with a difficult and uncaring bureaucracy, too many applicants give up in frustration. But now that you have qualified for your hard-earned benefits, you are probably wondering how long your disability

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